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With last year’s Beatport #1 ‘Funky Vodka’ still doing the rounds, formative LA-based House maverick TJR is back for his fourth original release on Chris Lake’s Rising Music label.

Pumped with the same tectonic charm that has seen Chris Lake embrace his tightly woven club cuts in the past, TJR’s stubborn lead play is matched with a heavyset of mechanical beats that command aural observation from the outset. In an age where the influence of a peak time number remains crucial to the widespread Dance resurgence, this quirky take on the familiar genre corroborates the rising infamy of this 21st century Electro crusader.

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With last year’s Beatport #1 ‘Funky Vodka’ still doing the rounds, formative LA-based House maverick TJR is back for his fourth original release on Chris Lake’s Rising Music label.

Pumped with the same tectonic charm that has seen Chris Lake embrace his tightly woven club cuts in the past, TJR’s stubborn lead play is matched with a heavyset of mechanical beats that command aural observation from the outset. In an age where the influence of a peak time number remains crucial to the widespread Dance resurgence, this quirky take on the familiar genre corroborates the rising infamy of this 21st century Electro crusader.

Out November 12th.

Formative LA-based House maverick TJR, a shining presence on the American House scene from the outset of his Techno rooted induction into the industry, has shown few signs of slowing down over the past couple of years. Following up on his Beatport-topping ‘Funky Vodka‘ and last year’s remix of Chris Lake and Nightriders’ ‘NYC‘, TJ Rozdilsky returns to Chris Lake’s Rising Music imprint for round three with ‘Same Old Fool’. Building around a fitting sample from Aretha Franklin’s ‘One Step Ahead’, TJR can be found basking in the realms of chunky Tech House and ornamented energy in this latest addition to his belt.

First to bat for the remix package, QiDD is on hand to give us his mesmerizing House take, with Zoolanda and Son!k providing the package’s two heavier-set remodels.

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Donning delicate cuts for the likes of Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak and gaining support from the likes of Tiësto and Chuckie, TJ Rozdilsky has implemented impressive haste into his rising prescene on the digital market. Driving a ferocious backbone of tempered House grooves into the sensational grooves and blasts of skanking chords and frantic rhythmic play that leads the way, ‘Funky Vodka’ is sure to be a fond club favourite on the grounds of its uncompromised energy and an abundance of old school spirit from the first note. As a refreshing digression from the all too familiar sound of Progressive House music , TJR proves to be positive change to the European norm now facing Electronic Dance Music.

‘Funky Vodka’ is out now via Chris Lake’ Rising Music.

TJR – Funky Vodka [Rising Music] – Beatport Link


TJR – Funky Vodka

Words by Dan Carter

Donning delicate cuts for the likes of Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak and gaining support from the likes of Tiësto and Chuckie, TJ Rozdilsky has implemented impressive haste into his rising prescene on the digital market. Driving a ferocious backbone of tempered House grooves into the sensational grooves and blasts of skanking chords and frantic rhythmic play that leads the way, ‘Funky Vodka’ is sure to be a fond club favourite on the grounds of its uncompromised energy and an abundance of old school spirit from the first note. As a refreshing digression from the all too familiar sound of Progressive House music , TJR proves to be positive change to the European norm now facing Electronic Dance Music.

‘Funky Vodka’ is released February 20th via Rising Music.


TJR – Funky Vodka (Exclusive Preview)

Update: Exclusive, high-quality preview added

Words by Dan Carter

From the launch of White Noise / Red Meat in February to this hereby released first edition of the new series of compilations out from Dim Mak named New Noise, the record label of Steve Aoki is certainly in it for the long run! Also having releases like Blair Bitch Project and Dance by Spencer & Hill in full swing, Dim Mak Records is unveiling a tremendous, new tune named My Life. Scotland-stationed Nom De Strip, whom just released his and LA Riots remix of GO by Marco Lys on Chris Lake’s Rising Music label, is teaming up with Los Angeles-orginiated TJR for My Life – the peerless collaboration starring Sue Cho on vocals. With a pinch of old school sounds, the looped vocal build-up prepares the listener for a ride of a life-time as the hardhitting electro-house hook kicks in.

Nom De Strip & TJR feat. Sue Cho – My Life [Dim Mak Records] – Beatport Link

/Anton

The Boston based Nightriders duo turns back to the Rising label after the release of their groovy Hey single in late December to join forces with label honcho Chris Lake himself for this catchy piece named NYC – a tribute to the almighty city of New York. Following 2010’s leviathan album alongside Marco Lys, entitled Cross The Line, the separate release of Running Out and numerous instalments on the record label of Deadmau5, Lake has undoubtedly had a successful career to date and is today regarded as one of the more prominent icon’s within tech-house. Not only was last year a firm advancement for the London resident, 2011 has been a complete and utter success, releasing remixes on Wild Out and Pnau’s The Truth as well as several singles out from his beloved Rising Music imprint, the ground-breaking Secrets In The Dark included. To follow up Marco Lys’ trenchant update of Moby’s classic GO, Lake and the Boston pair bring out the outstanding grooves of the New York tribute along with a splendid take from TJR – the Los Angeles producer, whom is currently also topical with the sought-after My Life coming up on Dim Mak.

And in case you haven’t already, be sure to grab yourself a free copy of the Nelski edit!

Chris Lake & Nightriders – NYC (Incl. TJR’s ‘Moar Cowbell’ Remix) [Rising Music] – Beatport Link

/Anton

From the launch of White Noise / Red Meat in February to signing aboard PUNK’d by D-Wayne, the record label of Steve Aoki is certainly in it for the long run! Also having releases like Blair Bitch Project and Dance by Spencer & Hill on the rise, Dim Mak Records is unveiling a tremendous, new tune named My Life. Scotland-stationed Nom De Strip whom just released his and LA Riots remix of GO by Marco Lys on Chris Lake’s Rising Music label is teaming up with Los Angeles-orginiated TJR for My Life – the peerless collaboration starring Sue Cho on vocals. With a pinch of old school sounds, the looped vocal build-up prepares the listener for a ride of a life-time as the hardhitting electro-house hook kicks in. This club-banger is due on October 4th, have a listen!

/Anton

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